Lamb Meatballs: Submitted by: Purnima | Date Added: 2 Apr 2016 Ingredients:

1 lb ground lamb
1 small onion, chopped
1/4 cup crumbled feta
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tbs paprika
1 tbs ground cumin
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp olive oil
4 persian cucumbers, thinly slices on a mandolin
1/4 cup greek yogurt
juice of 1 lemon plus wedges for garnish
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
salt & pepper

Cooking Instructions:

preheat oven to 350 degrees F. in a medium bowl, combine lamb, onion, feta, mint, parsley, garlic, paprika, cumin, cayenne with a big pinch of salt and fresh ground pepper. mix well with your hands until everything is incorporated. form into about 20 small meatballs by rolling between the palms of your hands. heat olive oil over medium high heat and sear meatballs on all sides, about 5 minutes. transfer to the oven and cook 10-12 minutes or until done.

While meatballs are in the oven, in a small bowl combine cucumbers with yogurt, lemon juice and season to taste with salt and pepper. serve with meatballs with cucumber salad, sliced red onions, lemon wedges, warm pita & your favorite hummus. enjoy!

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